12 UOG students pass FAA exam for drone ecosystem

Now with their licenses, the students are expected to fulfill 40 hours of flight time through simulator training, internships, and missions providing aid to UOG researchers, local government agencies, or nonprofit organizations.  The hands-on experience equips the students when entering the workforce with the ability to incorporate drone technology in various sectors of the economy, including construction, environmental mapping, infrastructure inspection, and emergency services.

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